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What is ASHTANGA yoga?By what other name is this yoga called?

Asked by radhakrishnan, 26 Apr '09 08:00 am
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Sai Ram. Sage Patanjali has described 8 stages and steps for yoga, also called Raja Yoga. Thus Ashtanga Yoga is also called Raja Yoga.
Answered by Venkateswaraswamy Swarna, 26 Apr '09 08:25 am

 
  
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Ashtanga Yoga may refer to: Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, a system of yoga developed by Pattabhi Jois; Raja Yoga , a modern yoga system outlined by Patanjali.
Answered by Sunil Kumar, 26 Apr '09 11:10 am

 
  
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Ashtanga Yoga may refer to: Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, a system of yoga developed by Pattabhi Jois; Raja Yoga , a modern yoga system outlined by Patanjali.
Answered by Manju Sikri, 26 Apr '09 09:05 am

 
  
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Described variously as a form of Hath yoga Raj yoga Korunta yoga. As the name sugggests eight steps have to be mastered before proceeding to higher level og yogic descipline .
Answered by mahesh chandra, 26 Apr '09 08:44 am

 
  
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This style of yoga is characterized by a focus on viṅyāsa, or a dynamic connecting posture, that creates a flow between the more static traditional yoga postures. Vinyasa translates as linking and the system also implies the linking of the movement to the breath. Essentially the breath dictates the movement and the length of time held in the postures. Unlike some Hatha yoga styles, attention is also placed on the journey between the postures not just the postures themselves. The viṅyāsa \'flow\' is a variant of Sūrya namaskāra, the Sun Salutation. The whole practice is defined by six specific series of postures, always done in the same order, combined with specific breathing patterns
Answered by anantharaman, 26 Apr '09 08:13 am

 
  
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Ashtanga Yoga may refer to: Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, a system of yoga developed by Pattabhi Jois; Raja Yoga , a modern yoga system outlined by Patanjali..
Answered by Mrinalendra Banerjee, 26 Apr '09 08:11 am

 
  
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Yoga where 8 elements of the body / soul are involved

pathanjali yoga
Answered by Shashi LS, 26 Apr '09 08:10 am

 
  
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